E-Tile Transceiver PHY User Guide

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Date 9/08/2023
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10.6. Verifying E-Tile Hardware Connections

To verify that the Transceiver channels connect correctly and loop back properly on the hardware follow the steps shown below. This precaution saves time in the workflow.
Use the E-Tile Transceiver Toolkit to send data patterns and receive them correctly:
  1. In the Receiver tab, verify that RX CDR locked to Data turns green.
    Figure 127. RX CDR Locked to Data
  2. Start the Hard PRBS generator by clicking Start in the Transmitter tab.
    Figure 128. Start HARD PRBS Generator in TX Channel
  3. Run Initial Adaptation by clicking Start One-Time in the Receiver tab.
    Figure 129. Run Initial Adaptation in RX Channel
  4. Click Start to enable the Hard PRBS checker in the Receiver tab.
    Figure 130. RX Channel Hard PRBS Checker
  5. Verify you have RX CDR locked to data, and the Bit error rate is very low or zero in the Receiver tab